George Zoritch (b. 1917)

Object Number: 
1943.227
Date: 
1940
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 42 1/8 x 32 7/8 in. ( 107 x 83.5 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower right: "Marc Perper '40"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was a Russian dancer, a member of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo when it toured the United States in 1940. He is represented in the costume of Eustace Tilley, a character in the ballet "The New Yorker," which was choreographed by Léonide Massine to music by George Gershwin. The ballet was a humorous work based on characters assembled from the pages of "The New Yorker" magazine.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Richard McCandless Gipson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group